John Tavares

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A Memorable Night at the Old Barn

Tavares: I Made My Decision, I Move Forward

Tavares Addresses Return to Long Island

Tavares On Playing His First Game Against the Isles

Current and Former Isles Reflect on Charles Wang’s Life

Is Free Agency Frenzy Over?

Is the Free Agent Frenzy (FAF) over, just three days after its frenetic John Tavares opener? If nothing else, JT’s headline-grabber has left a fallout of fan fury; at least in Islanders Country but that will diminish along with the free agent list. Still, there’s more FAF ahead but with diminishing returns and some compelling […]

Tavares Takes Stand on Departure

Freshly-minted as a Maple Leaf, John Tavares faced-off with some of his critics — mainly me — late Sunday afternoon in a conference call. Whether the ex-Islanders captain won the draw — or lost it, as the case may be — depends on where your rooting interest lies. John took the third-degree well, even got […]

Fans React To John Tavares’ Isles Exit

The Island Has Been Home, It’s What I Know; It’s Part Of Me. — Part of John Tavares’ Farewell Message To Islanders Fans. Likewise, in a positive statement, Isles hockey boss Lou Lamoriello thanked Tavares “for everything he has done for the franchise,” wishing John and his family “all the best.” In addition, Lamoriello added, “John […]

Tavares Gone; Can Islanders Survive?

The great Winston Churchill once said: A Pessimist Sees The Difficulty In Every Opportunity; An Optimist Sees The Opportunity In Every Difficulty England’s Churchill, the iconic hero of the Second World War, could have been talking about Lou Lamoriello today. Now that John Tavares has bid the Islanders adieu by signing with his hometown Toronto […]